Elattoneura dorsalis Kimmins, 1938
Salone Threadtail

Type locality: Yana, Sierra Leone


No diagnosis of this poorly known species is presently available. Please refer to the references provided.

Habitat description

Not known, but probably (headwater) streams, seeps and/or springs shaded by forest. Inferred to occur from 0 to 400 m above sea level.


confirmed: Sierra Leone

Map citation: Clausnitzer, V., K.-D.B. Dijkstra, R. Koch, J.-P. Boudot, W.R.T. Darwall, J. Kipping, B. Samraoui, M.J. Samways, J.P. Simaika & F. Suhling, 2012. Focus on African Freshwaters: hotspots of dragonfly diversity and conservation concern. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10: 129-134.


  • Kimmins, D.E. (1938). New African species of Elattoneura. (Odonata). Annals Magazine Natural History Serie, 111, 294-302. [PDF file]

Citation: Dijkstra, K.-D.B (editor). African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. http://addo.adu.org.za/ [2024-07-25].